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intrangedent. joining us tonight is jake sherman, the congressional core -- coarse upon independent for political. what does it mean for next week? will they get a deal? >> house republicans are saying they are not going to increase rates. they don't have the votes to do so so they are going to go to the white house, but john boehner even said recently this is going to be long talks. is the first round of negotiations after the election but what is important to keep is mind is that john boehner has already back pedalled from where he was in 2011. he wasn't even willing to entertain the revenues he is willing to entertain in 2011. if you remember in 2011 when things looked like they were getting done the meetings were secret. >> jennifer: so in fact i want you to listen to a sound bite from house speaker john boehner this morning. >> the members of our majority understand how important it is to avert the fiscal cliff, and that's why i outlined a responsible path forward, paving the way for entitlement reform as well as tax reform with lower rates. >> jennifer: so
outcome and in other respects overoverwhelmoverwhelming gains in the u.s. senate, drug policies in states, gay marriage in ways we haven't seen in the past. what is your perspective of what is going on in this country. >> people will look back at this a tipping point of election in our country. what people talk about the demographic turnout and the importance of latino votes and women. a lot of people spent a lot of time on latinos, which is important in how it plays you had in politics, but i'm fascinateed by not only of the fact that they made, made the millennials in our they look at the issues. in some ways they're the type of data that you see from the greatest generation. they carry nor mustily about the greater issues and the world around them, and a little bit less of what's in it for me and more what's in it for us. the results that you're seeing on some of the progressive initiatives are the voting population and attitudes and their perspectives. those folks stay progressives, will they continue to have those types of attitudes as they go ahead married and have children, will th
is in it for me, it's what is in it for us. it reflects the fact that it was a wig segment of the voting population with their attitudes and perspectives. it will be interesting if those folks stay progressive if they'll continue those attitudes as they get married and have children and do they evolve in a different way. did they do continue to have that at to you, it will have an interesting impact on our country. >> gavin: it's interesting because the millennial generation is slightly bigger than the baby boom generation, and its impact is profound. you're right, it's a more empathetic generation, suggesting with gay marriage, drug issues etc. >> gay marriage, climate change, a bunker bunch of these issues as a prerogative is pretty interesting. a lot of people are talking about this election as function of a demographic change. certainly that is an element of it, right, but it me there is a bigger issue goingen. part of it the republican party has big trust brand problem. losing a state like montana north dakota, month in, indiana those are seats that should have been automatic winds.
of this awkward story is the best time to bring an united states congressman in. with us on the show, congressman steve cohen from tennessee. love to have you on the show every time, congressman. let's backpedal a little bit and tell a little bit on the general petraeus story. head of c.i.a. and accomplished germ so it's also a sad story. some are speculating now that, hey, you know, did this have something to do with his--how he handled ben mankiewicz bengahzi. do you anything on that. >> general petraeus has done a lot of for our country. i was told that he once had political aspirations and wanted to run for president. i'm surprised they didn't choose him, and i'm pleased they didn't. he might have won. this takes him out of public service. he was a great american. >> cenk: michael, let me turn to you now on that issue. it's interesting center feinstein said that she wished the president had not accept his resignation. but the president did accept his resignation. does that make you think this is more than an fair an affair. >> i don't know anything more of it. i usually think it's just an aff
in. president obama used a campaign-style white house appearance today to declare that while he's willing to compromise with the republicans his bisque position has not changed. >> obama: as i said before, we can't just cut our way to prosperity. if we're serious about reducing the deficit we have to combine spending cuts with revenue that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay a little more in taxes. on tuesday night we found out that the majority of americans agree with my approach. and that includes democrats independents, and a lot of republicans. >> eliot: mr. obama also said that he planned to meet with speaker of the house john boehner and other congressional leaders at the white house next year along with business and labor leaders. the president made it clear that even while talks were under way he wanted the house to move quickly to pass a middle class tax freeze that has already cleared the senate. >> obama: let's not wait. even as we're negotiating the broader deficit reduction package. let's extend the middle class tax cuts right now. >> eliot: for his part sp
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